The first table below looks at the demand for BIG-IP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited BIG-IP over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
F5 Networks BIG-IP
Rank - 152 141
Permanent jobs citing BIG-IP 0 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds - 0.22% 0.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.27% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 0
Average salary - £42,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -18.18%
Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
650 472 484
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 17.16% 16.95% 19.98%
Number of salaries quoted 510 375 382
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
BIG-IP
West Yorkshire

BIG-IP
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing BIG-IP across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

BIG-IP Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

BIG-IP
Salary Trend in Leeds

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing BIG-IP across the Leeds region.

BIG-IP Salary Trend in Leeds

BIG-IP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing BIG-IP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BIG-IP.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (50.00%) WAAS
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 1 (50.00%) ProxySG
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia

BIG-IP
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing BIG-IP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited BIG-IP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) WAAS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (50.00%) IPsec
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Operations Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Operations Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Blue Coat